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13th Annual Greenwich Reindeer Festival & Santa's Workshop presented by Jenny Allen/Compass

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , Monday-Saturday, 8:30am-6pm; Photos with Santa: Mondays-Fridays, 12-6pm; Saturdays, 9am-6pm; Christmas Eve, 9am-3pm
  • Sam Bridge Nursery & Greenhouses
  • 437 North Street, Greenwich
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free; prices vary for photos with Santa

Take a photo taken with Santa, meet his reindeer and enjoy the new Santa's Workshop!

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Holiday Bricktacular

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Mondays-Fridays, 12-5:30pm; Saturdays-Sundays, 10am-5:30pm
  • LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester
  • 39 Fitzgerald Street , Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $24.99

Explore a Bricktacular Winter Wonderland at the Ultimate Indoor LEGO Playground!

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Public Skate

  • Oct. 24, 2021 - Mar. 13, 2022 , Fridays, 5:30-10pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 1:30-3:30pm
  • Ebersole Ice Rink at Delfino Park
  • 104 Lake Street, White Plains
  • All Ages
  • $10; $8 youth; $5 seniors; $5 skate rental

Come out for a cool time on the rink!

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Public Skating Sessions

  • Nov. 06, 2021 - Mar. 06, 2022 , Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-9:30pm; Sundays, 10am-7:30pm
  • Bear Mountain Ice Rink
  • Bear Mountain Ice Rink State Park, Bear Mountain
  • All Ages
  • $5 admission; free admission for ages 4 and younger; $10 skate rental

Bring the family out to enjoy this outdoor ice skating rink located in Bear Mountain State Park in the Lower Hudson Valley.

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Let It Glow a Holiday Lantern Spectacular

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2022 , Thursdays-Sundays, 4-9pm
  • Bergen County Zoo
  • 216 Forest Ave. , Paramus
  • All Ages
  • $15; $7.50 child; free for children younger than 2

This winter, the Bergen County Zoo is hosting a dazzling display of Chinese lanterns that will make this holiday season one to remember. Bring your...

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Santa Brunch

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 10am, 12pm and 2pm
  • Long Island Aquarium
  • 431 East Main Street, Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • $59.95; $53.95 members; $29.95 children 3-12; $26.95 children members; $5 children 2 and younger

Enjoy a delicious buffet brunch, make a special take-home holiday keepsake and capture a family photo with Santa!

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Abingdon Square Menorah Lighting

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 5pm
  • Abingdon Square Park
  • Intesection of Bleecker St. and Hudson St., Greenwich Village
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Giant menorah, latkes, doughnuts, entertainment for kids, and gelt drop.

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Christmas Craft Fair

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 9am-4pm
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church
  • 800 Portion Road, Ronkonkoma
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop crafts, gits, Christmas items, enter raffles, and more. 

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Hot Chocolate and Santa

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm
  • Ballet Long Island
  • 1863 Pond Road, Ronkonkoma
  • All Ages
  • $20; $10 child or senior; additional fee for photos with Santa

Have hot chocolate and cookies during this Christmas themed performance, then decorate a Christmas ornament before you get to meet and take a photo with Santa! 

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Family Hour Sunday

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 1-2pm
  • Heckscher Museum of Art
  • 2 Prime Ave., Huntington
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $10 per child

Children ages 5 through 10 are invited for a family-friendly art experience to explore works of art in the Museum and create fun art projects!

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Chanukah Wonderland

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 9:30-11:30am
  • The Chai Center
  • 501 Vanderbilt Parkway, Dix Hills
  • All Ages
  • $12

Celebrate Chanukah with arts & crafts, games and activities such as decorating donuts, sand art, finding Judah the Maccabee, and making special Chanukah candles. 

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A Magical Cirque Christmas

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 4pm and 8pm
  • The Palace Theatre
  • 61 Atlantic St., Stamford
  • All Ages
  • $27-$62

Experience the enchantment of Christmas with an evening of dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists, accompanied by your favorite holiday music.

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The 42nd Annual Holiday Festival

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 12-6pm; 5:30pm, tree lighting
  • Stony Brook Village Center
  • Main Street on the Harbor, Stony Brook
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The 42nd Annual Holiday Festival will feature a Legends & Spies Puppet Procession; Santa listening to children’s wishes, Holiday Train Display, plus Carolers and live music before the Holiday Tree Lighting.

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Stroller Tours

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • 1071 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Baby, Adult
  • $25

This stroller-friendly tour, led by museum educators, is an interactive exploration of current exhibitions includes touchable objects, art-making, and adult conversation.

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Seashell Celebration & Ornament Workshop

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 1pm and 2pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $10 or $5 members plus admission: $6; $5 seniors 62 and older and children 4-18; free for children 3 and younger and those with ​Active Military with ID

Find out how to identify shells local to Long Island, and decorate a special shell ornament to hang up at home during this festive time of year.

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6th Annual Hudson Valley Holistic Holiday Market 2021

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Comfort Suites Hotel & Banquets
  • 835 Route 52 , Fishkill
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Your favorite Holistic vendors, practitioners, and readers are back! Free swag bags to the 1st 25 attendees through the door.

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Barnyard Birds Paint Party

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 2-3:30pm
  • Stamford Museum and Nature Center
  • 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford
  • All Ages
  • $18; $15 members

Start with a tour of the galleries, then head to the farm for inspiration before creating your own masterpiece inspired by the museum's latest exhibition, The Artistry of Jacques Pepin.

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DIY Ornament Class

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Muscoot Farm
  • 51 Route 100, Katonah
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $15

Create something special during this DIY Holiday Ornament Class. Ages 10 and older. 

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Central Park Dance Presents the Nutcracker

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 12:30pm and 5pm
  • The Capital Theater
  • 149 Westchester Avenue , Port Chester
  • All Ages
  • $25-$100

Join Clara on her wild journey through a blizzard of ballerinas into a Land of Sweets filled with colorful characters and pure holiday magiic featuring over 100 dancers from Central Park Dance and surrounding Westchester communities.

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Where Did Everybody Go'

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 1:30-3pm
  • Sunken Meadow State Park
  • 25A and Sunken Meadow Pkwy, Kings Park
  • All Ages
  • $4

Take a walk around the park to discover some clever and resourceful ways animals survive the colder months.

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The Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays the Music of Bruce Springsteen for Kids & More

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 11am, door open; 12pm, show begins
  • Brooklyn Bowl
  • 61 Wythe Ave., Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $12-$15

This concert for kids and families shares the music of The Boss, aka Bruce Springsteen, with a new generation of music lovers.

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Hanukkah Hunt Gallery Program

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 10:30am-3pm
  • The Jewish Museum
  • 1109 Fifth Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $18; $12 seniors 65 and older; $8 students; free for children younger than 18 and members; free on Saturdays

Embark on a playful hunt of Hanukkah menorahs from around the world, draw your discoveries in a sketchbook, experiment with whimsical shapes, touch replicas of artifacts, and chat with Museum Educators.

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South Street Seaport Museum December Virtual Sea Chanteys and Maritime Music Live Sing-Along

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 2pm
  • South Street Seaport
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join a round-robin of shared songs featuring members of The New York Packet and friends. Sign up to receive the Zoom link 24 hours prior: seaportmuseum.org/chanteysing. 

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9th Annual Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 3-4:30pm
  • Astoria Park Lawn
  • 19th Street and 23rd Avenue, Astoria
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Central Astoria Local Development Coalition will proudly host its 9th Annual Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration. This beloved annual ...

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Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting Celebration

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 3pm
  • Great Lawn at Astoria Park
  • 19th Street and 23rd Avenue, Astoria
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Central Astoria Local Development Inc. is proud to sponsor this free, fun and traditional holiday event that will bring balloon art, kids hand tatt...

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Young Families Chanukah Celebration at Emanu-El

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 10:45am
  • Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester
  • 2125 Westchester Avenue, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Families are invited to celebrate Chanukah together with song, movement, crafts, stories, community, and fun! This program is free and open to the ...

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Chanukah Drop-off Program for Pre-K & K at Emanu-El

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 9:30-10:45am
  • Congregation Emanu-El
  • 2125 Westchester Avenue, Rye
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Give your little ones a taste of Religious School! Led by the talented early childhood specialist, your little Maccabees will experience the light ...

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Cookies with Santa

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm
  • FourFiveSix
  • 199 Richardson Street, East Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $20; $5 parent; $10 face painting; $50 Santa photo shoot

Hey kids, what's that sound? Is it the jingle of Santa's bells? Yes, kids! Santa will be at FourFiveSix in Williamsburg/Greenpoint! So ready your l...

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Scientist in Training: Keeping It Real

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 10-11am
  • Queens Zoo
  • 53-51 111th Street, Corona
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $30 regular

No matter how they move and behave or their amazing habitats, animals at the zoo rely on the care and attention of zookeeper staff. Do you have what it takes to be zookeeper? Meet one and spend some time doing what they do in the zoo. 

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Family Drop-In: Chanukah Tales

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 2pm
  • The Newark Museum of Art
  • 49 Washington St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Step inside this Winter Wonderland for food, art, and festive fun!  The transformed Museum Garden presents Hip-Hop performances, music, and dance t...

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Humanist Jewish Congregation of Queens & LI Cultural Chanukah Celebration

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 2-4pm
  • Great Neck Library
  • 159 Bayview Avenue , Great Neck
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Humanist Jewish Congregation of Queens & LI for a Cultural Chanukah Celebration featuring songs, stories, and games for all ages. For more...

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Rockland Chanukah Festival

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 3pm
  • Boulder Stadium
  • 3 Palisades Credit Union Park Drive, Pomona
  • All Ages
  • $10

Be a part of the largest Chanukah Festival in Rockland County! Featuring: A Helicopter Gelt Drop, Spectacular Fireworks Display, Live Music, Rides,...

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Breakfast with Santa

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 9am-12pm
  • Stony Point Ambulance Corps.
  • 47 S Liberty Dr., Stony Point
  • All Ages
  • $20; $15 kids; In advance: $15; $10 kids

Have breakfast with Santa, play fun games, and decorate ornaments. A photographer will also be there to take photos with Santa. A donation box will...

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Chanukah Fun House

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 12-4:30pm
  • Chabad Young Families UES
  • 419 E 77th St. , Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $20; $15 in advance

Stop in any time for an awesome Chanukah Sunday Funday! Children will enjoy a variety of Chanukah crafts, shaping and decorating their own doughnut...

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Chanukah Fun House

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 12-4:30pm
  • Chabad Young Families UES
  • 419 E 77th St. , Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $20; $15 in advance

Stop in any time for an awesome Chanukah Sunday Funday! Children will enjoy a variety of Chanukah crafts, shaping and decorating their own doughnut...

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Holiday Festival

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 4-5:30pm
  • Corlears Hook Park
  • 479 Cherry Street, Lower East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring the kids to celebrate the December holidays and winter season by decorating the park. Decorations will be provided and some can be made on si...

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Pestering Plants Volunteer Event

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 11-1pm
  • Flushing Meadows Corona Park - Meadow Lake
  • 117-02 Roosevelt Av, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Environmental Stewardship Team to continue restoration efforts in the gardens around Meadow Lake by removing invasive plant species.

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Families to Families Gift Drive & Open House

  • Dec. 05, 2021, 2-5pm
  • All Saints Church
  • 230 East 60th St. , Upper East Side
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring unwrapped gifts for children living in shelters.

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Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park’s Annual Tree Lighting

  • Dec. 06, 2021, 6pm
  • Bryant Park
  • 40th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park will host its annual Tree Lighting this year. The event will be hosted by Classical Theatre of Harlem...

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Verbal ASE

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , 4pm
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
  • Online
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • Pay-what-you-wish starting at $5

Beatboxer, singer, rapper, SFX wizard, and YouTube star creator Verbal ASE brings his high- energy artistry to BAMkids using Zoom to share the digi...

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Annual Bazaar and Book Sale

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Saturday, 5:30-9:30pm; Sunday 11am-7pm
  • Temple Beth Sholom of Flushing
  • 171-39 Northern Boulevard, Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

You never know what you will find at the annual bazaar and book sale.

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CoComelon LIVE! JJ’s Journey

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , 11am and 2pm
  • Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
  • 4 Pennsylvania Plaza, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • $50-$200

With all the favorite characters and over 20 songs, the show is a terrific journey through the world of CoComelon.

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Holiday Wreath Workshop

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , 11am-12pm, 12:30–1:30pm, 2–3pm
  • Wave Hill
  • 675 W 252 Street, Bronx
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $50, including admission to the grounds; 10% off for members

Create your natural wreath using a grapevine base and fresh greens harvested by Wave Hill gardeners.

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New Jersey Ballet's The Nutcracker

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Saturday and Sunday, 1pm and 4:30pm
  • Bergen Performing Arts Center
  • 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
  • All Ages
  • $19-$49

Audiences of all ages will feel the holiday magic when these iconic toys come alive in beautiful fashion and dance to the beloved music of this timeless tale.

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Saint Nicholas Day

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Saturday and Sunday, 10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 3pm
  • Historical Society of Rockland County
  • 20 Zukor Road, New City
  • All Ages
  • $5 in person; $10 take home set

Join in this traditional Dutch celebration and see shoes magically filled with goodies, hear wondrous and joyful stories, meet Saint Nicholas and his beautiful horse and more. 

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4th Annual Holiday Market

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , 12-5pm
  • The Brooklyn Navy Yard
  • 141 Flushing Ave, Navy Hill
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Find the perfect gift from Yard-based businesses and local Brooklyn makers just in time for the holidays. Checkout artwork to enhance your home off...

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Bayport Blue Point Heritage Association's Holiday Open House Weekend

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , 12-4pm
  • John E. Roosevelt & Family Estate of Meadowcroft
  • 299 Middle Road, Sayville
  • All Ages
  • $5

The estate will be decorated with Victorian and Edwardian Christmas decorations and holiday music will be played on the Roosevelt grand piano. Pict...

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Wreathmaking Workshop

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , 10–12pm and 1–3pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • Teen, Adult
  • $35

Make your own evergreen wreath. The museum will provide the materials; just bring-your-own garden shears. Ticket price includes evergreen boughs, one wire wreath frame, floral wire, and one red bow. 

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The 25th Annual Charles Dickens Festival

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council
  • 121 W. Broadway, Port Jefferson
  • All Ages
  • FREE

As fall sheds its leafy coat in preparation for winter, the first weekend in December once again plays host to the beloved Village of Port Jefferso...

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Hope Holiday Winter Village

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Friday, 3pm tree lighting; Saturday, 7pm toys for children; Sunday, 5pm parade
  • HopeNYC Church
  • 142-82 Rockaway Blvd., Jamaica
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Be there for a weekend of non stop Christmas fun featuring the lighting of the largest tree in Queens, toy giveaway, Christmas parade, and Holiday Winter Village featuring local vendors. 

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Dance Matters presents: Clara's Dream

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Friday, 6pm; Sunday, 11am
  • Queens Theatre
  • 14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Corona
  • All Ages
  • $30; $15 ages 12 and younger

"Dance Matters Presents: Clara's Dream" takes us on a magical journey through Clara's eyes. Dive into her dreams, filled with dance, suspense and b...

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Broadway Training Center of Westchester’s Production of Roald Dahl's 'Matilda The Musical’ Dec.3– Dec.5

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Friday and Saturday, 7pm; Sunday, 3pm
  • Broadway Training Center
  • 10 Washington Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson
  • All Ages
  • $22; $8 students and seniors

Performed by the BTC Combined Fall Ensemble (Junior and Senior Ensembles together) Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-win...

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Toys for Tots Holiday Weekend Festival

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Friday, 6-9pm; Saturday and Sunday, 3-8pm
  • Thomas Paine Cottage Museum
  • 20 Sicard Avenue, New Rochelle
  • All Ages
  • $10 holiday story telling

Friday, 6-9pm Holiday Tree Lighting & Christmas Story Time
6:30pm: Tree lighting event; 7pm Christmas Story Telling in a holiday decorated One...

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Holiday Wreath Making Workshop

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 11, 2021 , Sunday, 11am-1pm or 2-4pm; Saturday, 11am-1pm
  • Queens Botanical Garden
  • 43-50 Main St., Flushing
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $35; $30 members

Try your hand at creating your own holiday centerpiece! Participants will be introduced to tips and techniques used by pros, and take home their ow...

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Brooklyn's Largest Menorah

  • Nov. 28, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Sunday 11/28, 4pm; Monday-Thursday, 6pm; Friday, 3:30pm; Saturday, 7pm; 12/5, 5pm
  • Grand Army Plaza
  • Prospect Park West and Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Heights
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Be there for the lighting of the LARGEST MENORAH in Brooklyn every night of Chanukah with live music, hot latkes and gifts for the children.

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Grand Menorah Lighting

  • Nov. 28, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , 6pm, nightly except for Wednesday at 5pm and Friday at 3:30pm
  • Andrew J. Parise Park
  • 257 Cedarhurst Ave., Cedarhurst
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join the Chabad of the Five Towns every night of Chanukah for a grand Menorah lighting featuring music, giveaways, and special guests!

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Saturday Clay - Ornament Making (6+)

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 11, 2021 , Saturdays, 10am and 2pm
  • Clay Art Center
  • 40 Beech Street, Port Chester
  • Young elementary, Tween
  • $25

Create a handmade personalized holiday ornament at Clay Art Center's ornament making clay class.

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Caring Santa

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , Sundays, 10-11:30am
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Come meet Santa during this private photo experience exclusively for children with special needs.

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Santa Cares Sensory Friendly Experience

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , Sundays, 9-10:30am
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Join Ekkquinox for their annual Christmas Steel Pan Concert at Palisades Center! 

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Santa Cares Day at South Court

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , Sundays, 9:30-10:30am
  • Paramus Park
  • 700 Paramus Park, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

You’re invited! Children within all spectrums of special needs and their families are welcome to visit before the mall opens for this sensory-frien...

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Sensory Santa Photos

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , Sundays, 9:30-10:30am
  • Westfield South Shore Mall
  • 1701 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore
  • All Ages
  • Visit is free, photo packages start at $39.99

Autism Speaks is thrilled to be partnering with Cherry Hill Programs again this holiday season to provide sensory-friendly Santa Experiences for fa...

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Pet Night with Santa

  • Dec. 06, 2021 - Dec. 13, 2021 , Mondays, 5-7pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Every member of the family should enjoy a photo with Santa! Bring your furry friend to have their picture taken for a lifetime of memories. 

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Pet Photos with Santa

  • Dec. 06, 2021 - Dec. 13, 2021 , Mondays, 6-8pm
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk , Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Bring your dogs and cats for Pet Photos with Santa! Santa's Workshop is located inside the former NY&CO store, next to Footlocker and across from M...

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Pet Photos with Santa

  • Dec. 06, 2021 - Dec. 13, 2021 , Mondays, 6-8pm
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk , Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Bring your dogs and cats for Pet Photos with Santa! Santa's Workshop is located inside the former NY&CO store, next to Footlocker and across from M...

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Greens Sale

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-4pm
  • Ambler Farm
  • 257 Hurlbutt St., Wilton
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Select your trees, wreaths and roping as well as Ambler Farm’s signature maple syrup and Ambler merchandise. Santa will be there the first weekend!

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Jewish Children's Museum Chanukah Family Fest

  • Nov. 28, 2021 - Dec. 06, 2021 , Sunday, 10am-5:30pm; Monday-Thursday, 10am-4pm
  • Jewish Children's Museum
  • 792 Eastern Pkwy, Crown Heights
  • All Ages
  • $15

Designing unique Chanukah arts, and decorate a holiday donut, discover the art of olive oil making in a fascinating and interactive workshop, help create a Chanukah mural on a Menorah, and more. 

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Country Parlor Holiday Folk Art & Gift Show

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 05, 2021 , Friday 11/26, 9am-3pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-3pm
  • Hallockville Museum and Farm
  • 6038 Sound Ave. , Riverhead
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop Rustic Santas and tree ornaments, holiday home decor and gifts, plus stocking stuffers including local jams and preserves, hand made all-natural soaps and so much more.

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New Rochelle Holiday Market

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , Weekdays: 2-8pm; Weekends: 12-8pm
  • New Rochelle Train Station
  • 1 Penn Central Railroad , New Rochelle
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult, All Ages
  • FREE

This holiday season, the City of New Rochelle is hosting a daily holiday market at the historic New Rochelle train station with around 20 vendors, many of which are minority- and women-owned businesses, featuring festive gifts, crafts and products.

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Twelve Days of Christmas Online Holiday Fine Art & Antiques Show

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 16, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Incollect
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The Art & Antiques Dealers League of America (AADLA) announces the second annual Twelve Days of Christmas Online Holiday Fine Art & Antiques Show. The show will feature 32 exhibitors, all carefully curated by the AADLA.

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Parsons Dance returns to The Joyce Theater

  • Nov. 30, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , 7:30pm
  • The Joyce Theater
  • 175 8th Ave. , Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • $10-65; subject to change.

Parsons Dance returns to The Joyce Theater for its annual New York season. The company's success in remaining strong during the pandemic will be on display as it takes the stage with five premieres that were created during the past year and a half.

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Crafts for Kids and Adults

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 16, 2021 , Kids Crafts: Saturdays, 11am-3pm; Adult Crafts: 12/6 and 12/16, 12:30-2:30pm
  • Brookfield Place
  • 230 Vesey St. , Financial District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Sign up for a skating session with Santa and enjoy two solo performances by the jolly man in red at The Rink!

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Selfies with Santa

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Saturdays, 1-4pm
  • The Shops at Skyview Center
  • 40-24 College Point Blvd., Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Sleigh the Holiday season with Selfies with Santa! Capture everlasting memories with the man himself.

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Breakfast with Santa

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 8am or 11am
  • Bear Mountain Inn
  • 3020 Seven Lakes Drive, Tomkins Cove
  • All Ages
  • $26.95; $18.95 ages 4-12

Breakfast with Santa is back! The Bear Mountain Inn is excited to host you and Father Christmas for a classic Bear Mountain celebration.

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Santa Brunch Cruise

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am-2pm
  • Seastreak
  • 326 Shore Drive, Highlands
  • All Ages
  • $89; $59 child

Wondering how to get the family into the holiday spirit? A Santa Brunch Cruise is a great place to start! Board in Highlands, NJ and travel through...

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Santa Brunch Cruise

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am-2pm
  • Seastreak
  • 326 Shore Drive, Highlands
  • All Ages
  • $89; $59 child

Wondering how to get the family into the holiday spirit? A Santa Brunch Cruise is a great place to start! Board in Highlands, NJ and travel through...

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Skate with Santa at the Rink

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Saturdays, 10:15am-3pm
  • Brookfield Place
  • 230 Vesey St. , Financial District
  • All Ages
  • $17; $5 skate rental

Sign up for a skating session with Santa and enjoy two solo performances by the jolly man in red at The Rink!

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Theater for Young Audiences at 92Y: The Velveteen Rabbit

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 11:30am and 1pm
  • 92nd Street Y
  • 1395 Lexington Ave., Upper East Side
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Tickets start at $20

This new dance musical tells Margery Williams’ classic story about a toy who’s transformed into a living creature by the power of a child’s love. Ages 3-11.

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Holiday-Themed Walking Tour Through Flatiron District

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 11am
  • Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership
  • 23rd Street just east of Fifth Avenue, Flatiron District
  • All Ages
  • FREE

During these walking tours you'll learn about the Star of Hope, the international toy and gift center, and Dr. Clement Clarke Moore writing his famous Christmas poem "A Visit From St. Nicholas" (commonly known as “The Night Before Christmas”).

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Holiday Market

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , 11am-7pm, daily
  • White Plains Business Improvement District
  • Court Street between Main Street and Martine Avenue, White Plains
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The White Plains BID, the City of White Plains and 914PopUps have partnered to host the annual Holiday Market, a 15-day shopping experience in the ...

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Miracle on 26th Avenue!

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 1-5pm; Saturday, December 11, 3-7pm
  • The Bay Terrace Shopping Center
  • 212-09 26th Ave., Bayside
  • All Ages
  • Please bring a toy or monetary donation

Come and meet the Original “NEW YORK SANTA” at The Bay Terrace Shopping Center! Unwrapped toys and monetary donations will bring holiday happiness ...

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Story Time for Children

  • Dec. 06, 2021 - Dec. 20, 2021 , Mondays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Story time for children with a parent or caregiver. Program will be held outside under the tree at the end of the parking lot weather permitting.

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Pet Photos with Santa

  • Dec. 06, 2021 - Dec. 20, 2021 , Mondays, 4-7pm; Monday 12/20, 4-8pm
  • The Shops at Atlas Park
  • 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale
  • All Ages
  • Visit is free, photo packages start at $39.99

Bring your favorite fur friends to experience the Santa Magic!

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Winter Wonderland

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-5pm
  • Aviator Sports and Events Center
  • Floyd Bennett Field, 3159 Flatbush Ave., Marine Park
  • All Ages
  • $12; free for children younger than 2; additional fee for animal feed

Celebrate the season of joy witth the family selfie stations, candy hunt, a visit to Santa’s workshop to take a photo with Santa, and don’t forget to say hello to the animals!

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Choose-n-Cut Christmas Trees

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , Wednesdays-Mondays, 10am-4pm
  • Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm
  • 1335 White Hill Road, Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for trees

Douglas and Fraser Fir trees available for Choose-n-Cut and some pre-cut Fraser Fir trees as well. Enjoy a free cup of hot apple cider with every tree purchase!

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Holidays on Atlantic Avenue

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , 11am-7pm
  • Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation
  • Atlantic Avenue , Boerum Hill
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shpp amon the festive windows where Atlantic Avenue merchants will offer 10% off selected items and/or other special deals within their businesses for any gift ideas for family and friends

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Holiday Cheer

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Fridays and Saturdays, 1-4pm
  • The Shops at Skyview
  • 40-24 College Point Blvd, , Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy DIY crafts and other festive fun! 

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FAD Market: Holiday Pop-up – BergenXCourt [Bergen Street]

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-6pm
  • The Invisible Dog Art Center
  • 51 Bergen Street, Downtown Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Discover unique gifts and one-of-a-kind stocking stuffers while experiencing fun holiday activities, workshops, and gift-wrapping.
 

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FAD Market: Holiday Pop-up – BergenXCourt [Court Street]

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-6pm
  • St. Paul's Church
  • 190 Court Street , Downtown Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Discover unique gifts and one-of-a-kind stocking stuffers while experiencing fun holiday activities, workshops, and gift-wrapping.

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Ride a Vintage Train to Visit Santa Claus

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 12-7pm
  • Danbury Railway Museum
  • 120 White St., Danbury
  • All Ages
  • $20; free for children younger than 2

That portly gent from the North Pole will once again pay a visit to the Danbury Railway Museum and you can take a ride in a vintage train through t...

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A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Thursdays-Sundays, see website for schedule
  • Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
  • 480 N Bedford Road, Chappaqua
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $23

Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the Peanuts gang as they mount a play, save a tree and uncover the true meaning of Christmas. 

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Seven in One Blow, or the Brave Little Kid

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Fridays, 7pm; Saturdays and Sundays at 3pm
  • Axis Theatre
  • 1 Sheridan Square, West Village
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $5, kids; $20, adults

Axis Theatre Company presents the 20th-anniversary production of its beloved family holiday show, "Seven in One Blow, or the Brave Little Kid." Adapted from the classic fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm, this festive, interactive winter play is set just before the holidays on a snowy winter day.

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • Dec. 01, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , 7:30, 8, 3pm
  • New York City Center
  • 131 W 55th St, New York
  • All Ages
  • $29+

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, beloved as one of the world's most popular dance companies, returns to the New York City Center stage for a season that has become a joyous winter tradition.

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Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar 2021

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 22, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Browse hand-made and functional pottery, glass bowls, holiday cards, original 2-D and 3D art, jewelry and ornaments. 

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Affordable Art & Pottery Bazaar 2021

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Dec. 23, 2021 , Mon-Sat, 11am-4pm
  • Rockland Center for the Arts
  • 27 S. Greenbush Rd., West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Items for sale include hand-crafted jewelry, ceramics ready for home use, paintings, holiday ornaments and more. 

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The Holiday Market

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am-4pm
  • Gallery North
  • 90 North Country Road, Setauket
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Find a diverse selection of affordable, exciting, original paintings, prints, photography, ceramics, pottery, woodwork, glassware, artisan created jewelry, handmade crafts, decorations, and clothing – perfect gifts for everyone on your list.

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Grand Holiday Bazaar

  • Nov. 28, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Grand Bazaar NYC
  • 100 West 77th Street , Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Shop directly from local independent artists, designers, craft-makers, vintage and antique dealers, and enjoy delicious food vendors.

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Pet Night with Santa at South Court

  • Nov. 29, 2021 - Dec. 20, 2021 , Mondays, 4-8pm
  • Paramus Park
  • 700 Paramus Park, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Make this holiday magical by visiting St. Nick! Santa's helpers have been working hard decking the halls, so don’t miss out! Take photos with Santa...

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Pet Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 29, 2021 - Dec. 20, 2021 , Mondays, 4-8pm
  • Westfield South Shore Mall
  • 1701 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Autism Speaks is thrilled to be partnering with Cherry Hill Programs again this holiday season to provide sensory-friendly Santa Experiences for fa...

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Storytime

  • Dec. 02, 2021 - Dec. 23, 2021 , Thursdays, 11:15-11:45am
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

Program will be held outside under the tree at the end of the parking lot weather permitting. If weather does not cooperate, it will be in the library upstairs in the large meeting room. 

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Dine With Santa

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Dec. 26, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, Breakfast from 9am-11am or Brunch from 11am-4pm **NO SESSIONS 12/25**
  • Glen Cove Mansion
  • 200 Dosoris Ln., Glen Cove
  • All Ages
  • Breakfast: $40, $25 child; Brunch: $55, $30 kid

Meet and take photos with Santa at a special breakfast or brunch!

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Breakfast (or Brunch) with Santa

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 9am-12pm or 1pm-4pm **ONLY 9am-12pm on 11/28**
  • Krucker's
  • 81 Call Hollow Road, Pomona
  • All Ages
  • $35; $18 kids ages 3-12

Have breakfast with Santa or breakfast for lunch with Santa. Enjoy live music, tons of Christmas decorations and displays, and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

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Victorian Christmas at Moran Studio

  • Dec. 01, 2021 - Dec. 23, 2021 , Wednesdays-Sunday, 11am-3pm
  • Thomas & Mary Nimmo Moran Studio
  • 229 Main Street, East Hampton
  • All Ages
  • $5

Be transported back to the 19th century at Victorian Christmas, a very special holiday exhibition featuring festive décor, period clothing, antique postcards, beautiful silver, and period toys.

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Photos with Santa

  • Dec. 02, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • The Shops at Atlas Park
  • 8000 Cooper Avenue, Glendale
  • All Ages
  • Visit is free, photo packages start at $39.99

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland.

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Circo Vazquez

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 12, 2021 , Mondays-Fridays, 7:30pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 2pm, 5pm and 8pm
  • Citi Field
  • 120-01 Roosevelt Ave, Corona
  • All Ages
  • $25-$60

The Circus Vazquez has unforgettable performances with amazing acts from all over the world! 

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Visits with Santa

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm (last admission is at 4pm)
  • White Post Farms
  • 250 Old Country Road, Melville
  • All Ages
  • Included with admission: $22.95; free for children younger than 15 months

Take your own photo with Santa in a Santa Sleigh! Bring your Santa Letter for the North Pole mailbox along with a self-addressed stamped envelope a...

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Visits with Mensch on a Bench

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm (last admission is at 4pm)
  • White Post Farms
  • 250 Old Country Road, Melville
  • All Ages
  • Included with admission: $22.95; free for children younger than 15 months

Take your own photo with Santa in a Santa Sleigh! Bring your Santa Letter for the North Pole mailbox along with a self-addressed stamped envelope a...

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Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa December Holiday Grab and Go Crafts

  • Nov. 29, 2021 - Dec. 23, 2021 , Monday-Tuesday, 9am-6pm; Thursday-Saturday, 9am-5pm
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • One Haseco Avenue, Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Pick up a Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa December Holiday Grab and Go craft filled with all of the pieces they need to make a holiday craft.

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Columbus Circle Holiday Market

  • Nov. 29, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-8pm; Sundays, 11am-7pm; Closed Thanksgiving Day and closes at 4pm on Christmas Eve
  • Columbus Circle
  • 59th street and Central Park West, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The iconic Columbus Circle will be lit with holiday cheer and joy as the Holiday Market will feature over 140 vendors. Soak in the splendor of a ho...

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How to Make a Gingerbread House with Ms. Tee and Mr. Daryl

  • Dec. 02, 2021 - Dec. 27, 2021 , Anytime
  • Port Chester/Rye Brook Library
  • Online
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Visit the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library's to watch and learn how to make an edible gingerbread house.

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Illuminations

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 23, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • American Christmas
  • 30 Warren Pl., Mt. Vernon
  • All Ages
  • $5

American Christmas, creators of holiday light displays in New York City, brings you illuminations at their Mount Vernon showroom. Stay warm as you take selfies with 15-foot-tall reindeer and walk through a maze of beautiful lights and animatronics.

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Bright Lights

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 30, 2021 , Fridays, Saturday, and 12/22 and 12/23 **NO SESSIONS 12/25 and 12/26**, see website for exact times
  • Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium
  • 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport
  • All Ages
  • $25; $15 children younger than 12; free for children younger than 2

This Magical Holiday Celebration features themed displays, festive food, music, Santa and Friends and of course, Holiday Lights!

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The Holiday Makers Show at City Point

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 23, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays and 12/20-12/23, 11am-7pm
  • City Point BKLYN
  • 445 Albee Square West, Downtown Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Holiday Makers Show at City Point features over 40 vendors each weekend, with a rotating line-up of makers leading up to the holidays. Made up ...

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A Christmas Carol: The Musical

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Dec. 30, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • White Plains Performing Arts Center
  • 11 City Place, White Plains
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $39-$61

Broadway heavy hitters, Alan Menken (Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid) and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Once on This Island), breat...

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'Tis the Season For Pet Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 21, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 7-8:30pm
  • Roosevelt Field
  • 630 Old Country Road, Garden City
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Bring your pets to pose with Santa! Please make sure to have your pet on a leash or in a cage for the safety of all participants. 

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'Tis the Season For Pet Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 21, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 7-8:30pm
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Bring your well-mannered furry friends to visit Santa and capture a memorable photo!

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Pet Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 23, 2021 - Dec. 21, 2021 , Tuesdays, 4-8pm
  • Broadway Commons
  • 358 N. Broadway Commons, Hicksville
  • All Ages
  • $20 deposit with reservation

Santa will be sitting in his big chair at center court and wants to hear wish lists and take photos! Advanced reservations are strongly encouraged....

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Breakfast With Santa

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Stella 34 Trattoria at Macy's Herald Square
  • 151 W. 34th Street, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Pricing begins at $40 for children and $60 for adults (plus tax and service charge)

Enoy a breakfast feast and meet Santa Claus and take a keepsake photo with him and his elves.

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Santaland

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule for daily schedule
  • Macy's Herald Square
  • 151 W. 34th Street, Midtown
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free with a reservation; optional photos packages start at $39.99

Book a spot in line to meet & snap a photo with the busiest man of the season and make sure to bring your list!

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Santa

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Ridge Hill
  • 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • $15 reservation fee that will go towards photo package

"Art on Market" is produced by Outside the Lines Consulting as a holiday market exhibiting local artists from the Westchester region in a variety o...

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Tree Celebration

  • Nov. 29, 2021 - Dec. 27, 2021 , 10am-8pm, daily
  • The Shops at Skyview
  • 40-24 College Point Blvd, , Flushing
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Admire the decorated trees and vote for your favorite! 

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Read to Rover

  • Dec. 02, 2021 - Dec. 30, 2021 , Thursdays, 4:30-5pm
  • Mt. Kisco Public Library
  • 100 E. Main St., Mount Kisco
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Come read to the library's Read to Rover dog outside or watch as he does tricks.

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Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Dec. 28, 2021 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
  • Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement ...

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Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Fridays and Saturdays, 8pm; Sundays, 2pm
  • BayWay Arts Center
  • 265 E. Main St., East Islip
  • All Ages
  • $40; $35 seniors; $27 students

“Cinderella” enchants family audiences with its majestic score and magical story.

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Crafternoons

  • Dec. 01, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , Thursday-Sundays & Dec 26-31, 11am-4pm
  • The Whaling Museum and Education Center in Cold Spring Harbor
  • 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor
  • All Ages
  • Free with admission: $6 Adults; $5 kids and seniors; free for members

Explore exhibits and help yourself to seasonal, self-serve crafts in the workshop.

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Miracle of Broadway

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Blood Manor
  • 359 Broadway, Tribeca
  • All Ages
  • $25

Make new holiday memories at this one of a kind, immersive winter-themed experience where children can make arts & crafts and have plenty of fun ph...

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Winter Wonderland

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Jan. 03, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Bayville Adventure Park
  • 8 Bayville Ave., Bayville
  • All Ages
  • $24.75; $21.75 children 8 and younger

Bayville Adventure Park turns into Bayville Winter Wonderland! See a spectacular display of holiday lights and other festive family attractions cel...

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Santa Pictures at South Court

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 21, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 10:15am-8pm
  • Paramus Park
  • 700 Paramus Park, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Make this holiday magical by visiting St. Nick! Santa's helpers have been working hard decking the halls, so don’t miss out! Take photos with Santa...

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Santa Photos

  • Nov. 22, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Bergen Town Center
  • Route 4 East & Forest Avenue , Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Santa is here for photos and to hear your Christmas wish list!

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A Christmas Carol the Musical

  • Nov. 28, 2021 - Dec. 30, 2021 , See website for complete schedule; 11am family matinee
  • The Players Theatre
  • 115 MacDougal Street, NoHo
  • All Ages
  • $42-$62

Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale about the joy of community triumphing over selfishness, presented in this fresh musical adaptation by S...

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A Jolly Holiday: Celebrating Disney's Broadway Hits

  • Dec. 01, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Paper Mill Playhouse
  • 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn
  • All Ages
  • $36-$98

Celebrate the holidays with some of Broadway’s brightest stars performing hits from Disney’s biggest Broadway shows in this festive concert.

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PaleyLand

  • Dec. 04, 2021 - Jan. 06, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Paley Center
  • 25 W 52nd Street, Upper West Side
  • All Ages
  • $20; $16 for students, teachers, seniors, veterans, early responders; free for children 12 and younger and members

Explore 4-floors of Holiday Exhibits and Fun with Holiday Character Meet & Greets, Exclusive sneak preview screenings on the big screen, Interactive Holiday Photo Experiences, Family Fun: Arts, Crafts, & Gaming, Meet Santa Each Weekend, and so much more!

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Winter Wonderland

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 23, 2021 , Wednesday and Thursday, 12-6pm; Friday, 12-8pm; Saturday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 10am-6pm
  • Waterdrinker Family Farm & Garden
  • 663 Wading River Road, Manorville
  • All Ages
  • $15 admission; free for children 2 and younger; $5 ice skating

Pick out the perfect tree, go ice skating, explore the House of Lights, say hello to all the animals, enjoy S’mores, conquer the obstacle course, e...

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , Saturdays-Fridays, 11am-7pm; Sundays, 12-6pm; Week of Dec. 17 11am-7pm; Dec. 24 10am-5pm; Closed Thanksgiving Day
  • Broadway Commons
  • 358 N. Broadway Commons, Hicksville
  • All Ages
  • $20 deposit with reservation

Santa will be sitting in his big chair at center court and wants to hear wish lists and take photos! Advanced reservations are strongly encouraged....

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Santa Brunch Cruise 2021

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Event Cruises, Pier 36
  • 299 South St., Downtown Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $129

Enjoy a Christmas brunch cruise with bottomless mimosa and 4-course brunch. Meet Santa in person and take in views of the city skyline and Statue of Liberty. 

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Santa Fun Cruise with Treats 2021

  • Nov. 27, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Event Cruises NYC, Pier 36
  • 299 South St., Downtown Manhattan
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $59

Enjoy a Santa cruise filled with fun Christmas activities for families. Visit Santa's home at the North Pole, take photos, decorate your own holiday crafts and enjoy an engaging storytelling by Santa's elves.

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Luminaries at Brookfield Place

  • Nov. 29, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , 10am-8pm, daily
  • Brookfield Place
  • 230 Vesey Street, Battery Park
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Arts Brookfield is thrilled to announce the return of its annual Luminaries installation in Brookfield Place's Winter Garden. Luminaries featur...

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Hammond Holiday Art Fair

  • Nov. 13, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Fridays-Sundays, 12-4pm
  • Hammond Museum
  • 28 Deveau Rd, North Salem
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Browse a wide array of one-of-a-kind artworks and affordable yet beautiful items created by artist members. 

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • Photo packages are $19.99-$49.99

Capture a magical photo of your family inside Santa's Workshop.

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Santa Photos

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Sunrise Mall
  • One Sunrise Mall , Massapequa
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Make sure to take the kids to see Santa before the big day!

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Green Acres Mall
  • 2034 Green Acres Mall, Valley Stream
  • All Ages
  • Visit is free, photo packages start at $39.99

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland.

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Gazillion Bubble Show

  • Nov. 05, 2021 - May. 29, 2022 , Fridays 7pm; Saturdays 11am, 2pm, 4:30pm; Sundays, 12pm, 3pm; Check website for Added Thursdays & Holiday Times
  • New World Stages
  • 340 West 50th Street, Hell's Kitchen
  • All Ages
  • $59-$99.50

Mind-blowing bubble magic, spectacular laser lighting effects, and momentary soapy masterpieces will make you smile, laugh, and feel like a kid again.

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for daily schedule
  • Kings Plaza Shopping Center
  • 5100 Kings Plaza, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • photo packages start at $39.99

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. 

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Union Square Holiday Market

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , Mondays-Saturdays, 11am-8pm; Sundays, 11am-7pm; Closed Thanksgiving Day and closes at 4pm on Christmas Eve
  • Union Square
  • 14th St. and Broadway , Union Square
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Union Square Holiday Market is the longest running and largest holiday market in the City. This year, they are celebrating the return of the ma...

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Book Your Photo Session With Santa!

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages available starting at $39.99

Welcome Santa to Palisades Center with a dance party, giveaways, activities, and more! The event will feature Sephora, Great American Cookies, and ...

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • The Shops at Riverside
  • 390 Hackensack Ave., Hackensack
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa! 

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Visit with Santa

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Westfield South Shore Mall
  • 1701 Sunrise Hwy., Bay Shore
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Santa will be arriving Nov 18th and will be at Westfield South Shore until December 24th in the Lord & Taylor Court! Pre-booking your Santa Magic p...

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Barnaby Saves Christmas

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Dec. 26, 2021 , Saturdays, 11am; 12/24 and 12/26, 11am **NO PERFORMANCE 12/25**
  • Theatre Three
  • 412 Main St., Port Jefferson
  • All Ages
  • $10

As Barnaby and his reindeer friend set off on their journey to save Christmas, they meet some new friends along the way and learn the true meaning of Christmas, Hanukah, and the holiday season.

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The Polar Express™ 4D Experience

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Daily every hour
  • IMAX Theater, Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water St., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • $7; $6 members

Feel your seat rock on the rails, smell the hot cocoa and catch the falling snow during a memorable ride to the North Pole during this immersive “The Polar Express 4D Experience”.

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Shark-Diving Santa

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Fridays-Sundays, 11am and 1pm
  • Maritime Aquarium
  • 10 N. Water St., Norwalk
  • All Ages
  • Included with general admission: $28.95; $24.95 seniors 65+; $19.95 children 3-12

See Santa swap reindeers for sand tiger and lemon sharks when he swims up to the window of the “Ocean Beyond the Sound” exhibit and poses for photos with children. 

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Westchester's Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Holiday Light Extravaganza

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Mondays-Fridays, 6pm until closing; Saturdays-Sundays, 5pm until closing; additional cost for large passenger vans/limos, call for special reservations
  • Kensico Dam Plaza
  • Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla
  • All Ages
  • $25 per car off-peak; $35 per car peak

Drive along the 1.2 miles of holiday lights with a new electrifying Elf Disco, a breathtaking Peace on Earth LED display, and two new thirty-foot snowflakes to light up the largest holiday Christmas tree in Westchester! Plus, dancing trees, glowing snowballs, candy cane lane, a 100-foot light tunnel, Westchester’s favorite 40-foot Christmas tree, Santa and friends, and more!

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New York City Ballet: George Balanchine's The Nutcracker

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center
  • 20 Lincoln Center Plaza, Upper West SIde
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • Tickets start at $89

Celebrate the season with the exquisite costumes and magnificent sets of this beloved production, and allow Tschaikovsky’s iconic score to transport you to a land of twirling snowflakes, leaping candy canes, waltzing flowers, and so much more.

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Bergen County Winter Wonderland 2021

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Fridays-Sundays, time TBA
  • Van Saun County Park
  • 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 seniors 65 and older and active military or veteran; free for children 3 and younger

Bergen County's Winter Wonderland is northern New Jersey's premier winter event featuring open air ice skating, a kids zone ice rink, hospitality t...

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GingerBread Lane

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Wednesday-Friday, 11am-3pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11am-5pm; extended hours 12/27-12/31, 11am-5pm; museum opens at 10am for members only
  • Long Island Children's Museum
  • 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City
  • All Ages
  • Included with general admission of $14; free for members

LICM offers visitors a sensory treat when it brings back “GingerBread Lane” for a holiday season residency.  GingerBread Lane is a seasonal display...

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Snowscape

  • Nov. 26, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Thursday and Friday, 10am-4pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am-5pm; 12/26-12/30, 10am-6pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • Included with admission: $27.99; $24.99 ages 62 and older; $22.99 ages 2-12

Kick off your shoes and take a spin on the super-popular Sock Skating Rink. You can also follow the Snowflake Path to learn the s...

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Chocolate Chip Cookies Making Class in a Real Chocolate Factory

  • Nov. 10, 2021 - Dec. 18, 2021 , Tuesdays-Sundays, 3-4pm
  • Kahkow USA
  • 97 North 10th Street , Williamsburg
  • All Ages
  • $40

Learn how to makes chocolate chips cookies like a champ in a real chocolate factory in Brooklyn.

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 16, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Jefferson Valley Mall
  • 650 Lee Blvd., Yorktown Heights
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Bring the family to capture holiday moments with Santa that you’ll treasure forever! Save time this holiday season and reserve your photo time slot...

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NYBG GLOW

  • Nov. 24, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • The New York Botanical Garden
  • 2900 Southern Boulevard, Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $35; $20 children 2-12; Patron/Members: $25; $15 children 2-12

See thousands of dazzling LEDs, illuminated plant stories, and whimsical, picture-perfect installations reflect the surrounding gardens and collections of NYBG.

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Riverhead Holiday Light Show

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 30, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Splish Splash
  • 2549 Splish Splash Drive, Calverton
  • All Ages
  • $35 per vehicle VIP; $23 per vehicle general admission

Visitors are treated to more than a mile of larger-than-life holiday light displays (some more than 3 stores tall!) right from the warmth of their ...

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Worldwide Light Celebration

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , 8am-5pm, daily
  • Stepping Stones Museum for Children
  • Mathews Park, 303 West Avenue, Norwalk
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $16; $12 seniors; free for children younger than 12 months and members

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Stepping Stones Museum for Children as the museum brings light to learning during its annual Worl...

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The PAW Patrol™ Experience: Only at CAMP

  • Nov. 22, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , 11am-7pm, daily
  • CAMP at Hudson Yards
  • 20 Hudson Yards , Chelsea
  • All Ages
  • $30

This immersive experience celebrates PAW Patrol: The Movie ™ with interactive games, skill-based activities, themed crafts, and action-packed missions. 

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Tea & Play Information Session

  • Oct. 26, 2021 - Dec. 07, 2021 , Tuesdays, 11:15am-12pm
  • The Waldorf School of Garden City
  • 225 Cambridge Ave, Garden City
  • Pre-school & younger, Adult
  • FREE

If you are interested in experiencing and learning about the Parent & Child Program at The Waldorf School of Garden City, we invite you and you...

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Art for Tots

  • Nov. 04, 2021 - Dec. 16, 2021 , Thursdays, 10:30-11:30am
  • Noguchi Museum
  • 32-37 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $10 for up to 4 family members

Sing songs, play games, and create a work of art together. Ages 1-3. 

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Jr. Zoo Club 1 Day Classes

  • Nov. 04, 2021 - Dec. 16, 2021 , Thursdays, 9:30-10:30am
  • Prospect Park Zoo
  • 450 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY , Prospect Leffert
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • $30; $24 members

You and your little one will make new friends and meet special animal guests!

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DUMBO X Brooklyn Flea Holiday Market

  • Nov. 07, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 10am-4pm
  • DUMBO Archway
  • 155 Water St., DUMBO
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Brooklyn Flea brings 40+ vintage and handmade vendors to the Archway in a curated Holiday Market.

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DUMBO X Brooklyn Flea Holiday Market

  • Nov. 07, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Sundays, 10am-4pm
  • DUMBO Archway
  • 155 Water St., DUMBO
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

The Brooklyn Flea brings 40+ vintage and handmade vendors to the Archway in a curated Holiday Market.

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 12, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , Monday-Saturday, 11am-8pm
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

Ho ho ho! Santa is back at Westfield GSP and invites families to enjoy the time-honored tradition of capturing holiday photos with him.

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 12, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for daily schedule
  • The Westchester
  • 125 Westchester Ave., White Plains
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa! 

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 12, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for daily schedule
  • Walt Whitman Shops
  • 160 Walt Whitman Rd, Huntington Station
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa!

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Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 12, 2021 - Dec. 22, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Queens Center Mall
  • 90-15 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst
  • All Ages
  • Visit is free, photo packages start at $39.99

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. 

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Holiday Light Spectacular

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Dec. 31, 2021 , 5-9pm, weekends through 12/6, nightly starting 12/7, closed 12/24 and 12/25
  • Turtle Back Zoo
  • 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
  • All Ages
  • Donations recommended

Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal character...

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Frosty

  • Nov. 21, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • John W. Engeman Theater
  • 250 Main St., Northport
  • All Ages
  • $20

Join Jenny and Frosty on their chilly adventures as they try to save the town of Chillsville from mean old Ethel Pierpot and her evil machine that will melt all the snow.

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Rescue Rue

  • Dec. 05, 2021 - Jan. 30, 2022 , See website for full schedule
  • DR2 Theatre
  • 103 E. 15th St., Union Square
  • All Ages
  • $39-$99

A family-friendly musical about a little dog named Rue who realizes life is really about finding your happy beginnings, not endings!

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Art on the Market

  • Nov. 06, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 1-6pm
  • Ridge Hill
  • 1 Ridge Hill Blvd., Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

"Art on Market" is produced by Outside the Lines Consulting as a holiday market exhibiting local artists from the Westchester region in a variety o...

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 11, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for daily schedule
  • Roosevelt Field
  • 630 Old Country Road, Garden City
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa! Make your reservation today!

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'Tis the Season for Photos with Santa

  • Nov. 11, 2021 - Dec. 24, 2021 , See website for daily schedule
  • Smith Haven Mall
  • 313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove
  • All Ages
  • Photo packages start at $39.99

The ultimate holiday tradition is back: Photos with Santa! Make your reservation today.

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A Christmas Carol

  • Nov. 13, 2021 - Dec. 26, 2021 , See website for schedule
  • Theatre Three
  • 412 Main St., Port Jefferson
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $35; $28 Seniors (65+) and Students (13+); $20 Children (5-12)

Follow the miser Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey that teaches him the true meaning of Christmas - past, present and future. 

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Holiday Food Truck Market

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , 11am-9pm, daily
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk , Yonkers
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for food

Enjoy tasty treats at the Holiday Food Truck Market!

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The Steadfast Tin Soldier & Nutcracker Sweets

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Saturdays and Sunday, 12:30 and 2:30pm **NO SHOW 01/01**
  • Puppetworks, Inc.
  • 338 Sixth Avenue, Park Slope
  • All Ages
  • $11; $10 children

See two holiday classics The Steadfast Tin Soldier and Nutcracker Sweets featuring Tchaikovsky's 'Land of Sweets' dances.

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Cross County Center Pop-Up Holiday Ice Skating Rink

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Cross County Center
  • 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • $10 admission includes skate rentals and a one-hour session

Taje a spin on this environmentally friendly pop-up rink featuring a synthetic floor which glides slower than real ice making it perfect for first time and young skaters. 

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Harry Connick, Jr.'s The Happy Elf

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Check website for performance schedule.
  • The Argyle Children's Theatre
  • 34 W. Main St, Babylon Village
  • All Ages
  • $16

This festive tale of overcoming adversity, friendship, the power of positivity and believing in yourself is the perfect treat for the whole family!

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Peace, Love & Lights Drive-Thru Holiday Light Show

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Tuesdays-Thursdays, 5-9pm; Fridays-Sundays: 5-10pm
  • Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • 200 Hurd Road, Bethel
  • All Ages
  • $23.75-$35 per car

Experience the Bethel Woods grounds from the comfort of your car: just turn off your headlights and follow the magical glow.

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Magic of Lights

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Sundays-Thursdays 5-10 pm; Fridays-Saturdays, 5-11pm
  • PNC Bank Arts Center
  • Exit 116, Garden State Pkwy., Holmdel
  • All Ages
  • $30 per car any day in advance; $25 per car weekdays in advance; $60 limo in advance; Price increases after 11/30 to $40 weekdays and $45 weekends

Drive through the winding 1-2 Mile course to view sparkling LED displays depicting the favorite characters of the season, including animated snowmen, elves, poinsettias, candy canes, and more! 

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Magic of Lights

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Sundays-Thursdays 5-10 pm; Fridays-Saturdays, 5-11pm
  • Jones Beach State Park
  • 1 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh
  • All Ages
  • $30 per car any day in advance; $25 per car weekdays in advance; $60 limo in advance; Price increases after 11/30 to $40 weekdays and $45 weekends

Drive through the winding 1-2 Mile course to view sparkling LED displays depicting the favorite characters of the season, including animated snowmen, elves, poinsettias, candy canes, and more! 

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NYC Winter Lantern Festival: Illuminate The Farm

  • Nov. 25, 2021 - Jan. 23, 2022 , Thursdays-Sundays, 4:30-9:30pm
  • Queens County Farm Museum
  • 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
  • All Ages
  • $24.99; $29.99 12/23-1/02; $16.99 ages 3-12

See a dazzling display of festive holiday lights and handmade lanterns in the shape of flowers, tractors, your favorite farm animals, and many many more.

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Christmas House Long Island

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 05, 2022 , Mondays-Wednesdays, 3-9pm; Thursdays, 3-10pm; Fridays, 3pm-1am; Saturdays, 11am-1am; Sundays, 11am-9pm
  • Samanea Mall
  • 1504 Old Country Rd. , Westbury
  • All Ages
  • Mondays-Thursdays, $25 for adults and $20 for children 10 and younger; Fridays-Sundays: $30 for adults and $25 for children 10 and younger.

Christmas House Long Island offers guests a wondrous 10,000 square foot multi-room walk-through experience featuring creative lighting and theatrical effects.

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Lightshow & Christmas Village

  • Nov. 24, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Skylands Stadium
  • 94 Championship Place, Augusta
  • All Ages
  • $29 per car for light show; free admission to Christmas Village

This dazzling winter family destination showcases a mile-long drive through course glittering with dazzling displays and an enchanting Christmas Village full of fun-filled activities, delicious treats, memory making photo ops and much more.

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Orchard of Lights

  • Nov. 23, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Demarest Farms
  • 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
  • All Ages
  • $35 per car

Take your vehicle on a guided tour through 32 acres of brilliant holiday light displays, warm up by the fire pit and enjoy hot cocoa and treats in the retail farm market. Take pictures with Santa,  make your own S’mores and Listen to Santa’s singing Reindeer.

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Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center

  • Nov. 02, 2021 - Mar. 31, 2022 , Tuesdays, 3-5pm; Thursdays, 3-5pm; , Saturdays. 1-5pm
  • Environmental Education Center at Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • 99 Plymouth Street, Dumbo
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with monthly educational themes, a 250 gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’ scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more.

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North Pole Express

  • Nov. 13, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • TopView Sightseeing Bus Stop
  • 6th Ave. Between 47th & 48th St., Midtown
  • All Ages
  • from $59

Enjoy Christmas activities for kids in NYC including carol singing, hot chocolate, and Santa meeting.

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Holiday in the Park

  • Nov. 13, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Starting at $24.99

 Holiday in the Park will shine brighter than ever with millions of glittering lights, festive foods, thrilling, new rides, and holiday entertainment. 

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Shimmering Solstice

  • Nov. 20, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Old Westbury Gardens
  • 71 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury
  • All Ages
  • Peak: $32.95; $17.95 ages 3-17; Off Peak: $29.95; $16.95 ages

Experience an unforgettable walkthrough event of seasonal sights and sounds.

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Holiday Lights

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Bronx Zoo
  • 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
  • All Ages
  • $39.95; $34.95 seniors 65 and older; $24.95 ages 3-12

During the evenings, the park comes to life with holiday cheer as immersive light displays, custom-designed animal lanterns and animated light shows sparkle across the zoo. The outdoor celebration is complete with festive entertainment, seasonal treats and classic holiday music. 

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Lightscape

  • Nov. 19, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden
  • 1000 Washington Ave., Prospect Lefferts Gardens
  • All Ages
  • $34; $30 members; $18 ages 3-12; $16 members ages 3-12; free for children 2 and younger

Celebrate the beauty of nature in winter on this enchanting trail animated by dazzling light, color, and sound where visitors will be dazzled by international showstoppers like the Winter Cathedral tunnel, Fire Garden, and Field of Light, and more.

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Outdoor Ice Skating

  • Nov. 09, 2021 - Apr. 03, 2022 , COVERED RINK: Monday-Thursday, 9am-4:30pm; Friday, 9am-7pm; Saturday, 1-9pm; Sunday, 1-4:30pm. OPEN AIR RINK: Monday-Thursday, 9am-7pm; Friday & Saturday, 9am-9pm; Sunday, 9am-7pm
  • LeFrak Center at Lakeside in Prospect Park Brooklyn
  • 171 East Drive, Brooklyn
  • All Ages
  • Admission is $8 on weekdays and $12 on weekends

Experience ice skating on two open-air rinks, designed for skaters of all ages and skill levels.

 

 

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White Christmas

  • Nov. 11, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • John W. Engeman Theater
  • 250 Main St., Northport
  • All Ages
  • $75

This family classic features beloved songs by Irving Berlin including Blue Skies, I Love A Piano, How Deep Is The Ocean and the perennial favorite, White Christmas. 

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ELF The Musical

  • Nov. 11, 2021 - Jan. 02, 2022 , Check website for performance schedule.
  • The Argyle Theatre
  • 34 W. Main St, Babylon Village
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $49-$79; $40 Kids 12 and younger

This modern day holiday classic is brought to life onstage and is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf.

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Pinkmas

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , Daytime Experience: Weekdays, 11:30am-4:30pm; Weekends, 10am-4:30pm. Nighttime Experience: Sundays-Thursdays, 5:30-7:30pm; Fridays-Saturdays, 5:30-8:30pm
  • Museum of Ice Cream
  • 558 Broadway, SoHo
  • All Ages
  • Tickets starting at $44

The Pinkmas experience will be filled with interactive moments, from crafting ornaments and decorating the MOIC trees, to tasting sweet treats that celebrate the season’s festive spirit in 13 multi-sensory installations .

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The Great Holiday Train Show

  • Nov. 18, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , Saturdays and Sundays, 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3pm
  • Horace Greeley House
  • 100 King Street, Chappaqua
  • All Ages
  • $15; $10 members; $8 children 8 and younger

It’s full steam ahead for The Great Holiday Train Show at the New Castle Historical Society! This family friendly event at the Horace Greeley House...

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Holiday in the Park Drive-Thru Experience

  • Nov. 15, 2021 - Jan. 09, 2022 , See website for schedule
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • Starting at $14.99

Experience the beauty of one of the world’s largest theme parks from the warmth, privacy, and comfort of your vehicle. Extend your fun by walking through the Merry Market Place featuring piping-hot holiday fare, shopping, holiday games, Santa, and more!

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January Grab and Go Craft Pickup at the Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library

  • Dec. 03, 2021 - Jan. 28, 2022 , Monday-Tuesday. 9am-6pm; Thursday-Saturday. 9am-5pm
  • Port Chester-Rye Brook Public Library
  • 1 Haseco Ave., Port Chester
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Signup now by emailing pcrbchildrens@wlsmail.org or by calling (914)939-6710 and Press 3 to pick up a January Grab and Go craft. Children will be g...

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